Lighten Up15ml

for red post-acne marks

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Red pimple scars often linger longer than the pimple itself. Sometimes, it feels like these pesky red marks won’t ever leave. Use Lighten Up to fade the look of these red acne scars so your skin can return to its healthiest, happiest self.

Why LIGHTEN UP?

  • Fades the appearance of red marks before they get a chance to turn into stubborn brown marks
  • Calms skin and promotes healing using a combination of natural botanicals
  • Expect less noticeable red marks after five weeks of use

While this spot treatment is designed to last three months, it varies widely depending on how many red marks are present.

  • PETA-Certified Vegan
  • PETA-Certified Cruelty-Free
  • Non-Comedogenic
  • Fragrance-, Colorant-, Paraben-, Lanolin-Free

Lighten Up is a companion product to Clear Out. Get Clear Out first before getting Lighten Up.

Better Together

Save when adding these companion products:

Clear Out

Our flagship product for clearing clogs.

Stop Spot

Flatten active red pimples.

- AISHI m y s c a r s s t a r t e d f a d i n g a n d i t s a l o t b e t t e r n o w .

There’s No One Like You

There are very few formulations out there designed to fade the appearance of post-acne red marks. There are even fewer formulations that are effective. Lighten Up uses a one-of-a-kind blend of natural, soothing ingredients you cannot find anywhere else.

Keep the Dark at Bay

If red acne marks are left for too long, they collect melanin from the sun and turn into even more stubborn brown marks. Lighten Up gives you a head start in preventing these dark spots from ever forming in the first place.

#clearlyresults

@beatlebarbs Hey guys! So I rarely write reviews, but I’m going make an exception, because it literally changed my life (what a cliche I know).

I’ve suffered from acne pretty much my whole life. I’m generally a happy and optimistic person, or at least I try to be, but acne made it impossible for me. It got to a point where I couldn’t look at myself in the mirror without crying. I didn’t wanna go out or even meet my friends. My self confidence was nonexistent. I had severe anxieties and break downs. I sought the help of a GP and dermatologist but nothing worked. Antibiotics made it even worse.

Then I read about the Clear Out and the reviews were great. Still a bit skeptical, I decided to give it a shot and thank God I did. My skin improved drastically and even though I still get a pimple or two every now and then, I am overall very happy with the results.

@clearupchels Guys after using clear out from @clearlybasics for over a month everyday I do truly believe it’s made a MASSIVE difference. My face is smoother, tone is more even and I do think the stubborn spots are going quicker.

I payed for this myself and have not been asked to do this post, I just think If it’ll help someone else why would I not shout about it!

@amysacnehealing Yes I know the lighting is different but look at the difference in the texture 😍. Yes I still have acne, that hasn’t gone away however…the fact that my texture has improved has increased my confidence so much. I really do believe this is all down to @clearlybasics I’ve been using their power duo for about 3 weeks and I’ve noticed such a difference in the size of my acne spots…my face doesn’t hurt as much nor is as itchy as it was.

I would definitely recommend giving them a whirl it’s the only products that I can honestly say has made any difference to my skin. The difference it has made in 3 weeks is fab!

Individual results may vary with all before/after images on this page

How To Use

1. Cleanse
Daily and/or Nightly
2. Spot Treatment
Daily and/or Nightly
3. Clear Pores
Nightly
4. Moisturize
Daily and/or Nightly

FAQ

How do I apply Lighten Up?

This is a gentle formula that is designed to be used 2x per day, in the morning and evening. Apply as a spot treatment immediately on a freshly washed face. Apply Clear Out or other lotions and cosmetics after Lighten Up. If you are using a toner, Lighten Up is applied immediately after your toner.

Can I use Lighten Up together with my moisturizer or other products?

Yes, Lighten Up can pair alongside other skincare products. Lighten Up should be applied after washing your face and applying toner but before you apply any other lotions or creams. It is a formulation that should be left on your skin all day or night.

Can I use Lighten up as a spot treatment on an active lesion?

Lighten Up is not designed to work on an active lesion. Only apply on marks after the inflammation has subsided.

For active lesions, please use our spot treatment gel – Stop Spot (if you are in the US) or Calm Down (if you are outside the US). While the names are different, the formulation for the two is exactly the same.

Can I use Lighten Up if I have oily skin?

Lighten Up absorbs quickly with a matte finish and was designed for oily skin. The three essential oils in this formulation have been carefully blended so that the benefits far outweigh the risk of a potential clog. While all oils will have some rating on the comedogenic scale, the three essential oils in this formulation are neutral or low on the comedogenic scale.

Can I use Lighten Up on my back and body?

Yes, you can use Lighten Up on your back and body. It should only be used for red post-acne marks. For brown post-acne marks, use Dark Mark Defense instead.

Is this product safe to use while pregnant or nursing?

Yes, this product is safe to use while pregnant or nursing.

I have more questions!

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SAVE WITH SETS

Save $7

Power Duo

Stubborn clogs and post-acne red marks? Add this set to your routine to clear clogs and reduce the appearance of stubborn red acne marks. Power Duo is our most popular set.
Save $12

Scar Repair Set

Clear stubborn clogs and simultaneously fade the appearance of red and brown acne marks! This set is perfect for improving the texture and tone of your skin.

Reviews

4.6
Based on 138 Reviews
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    5.0

    Marisa M.

    The Lighten Up product has lighten my scars and soften my skin. I am very happy!

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    5.0

    Naomi A.

    Putting it on a single red pimple makes a difference overnight.

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  • A
    5.0

    Alicia J.

    With all my scarring, this helps to make the red spots a bit lighter and make me feel a little more confident

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    5.0

    Petra

    Lighten up really helped me with red acne marks

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    5.0

    Anonymous

    This works great!

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  • K
    5.0

    Kalan Kelly

    Love it

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  • B
    5.0

    Breana Davis

    This product kept my spots from becoming darker and helped heal them faster.

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  • 5.0

    Emma Clare

    I have tried a lot of brightening products, but nothing worked as well as this. I was very happily surprised!

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  • O
    5.0

    Oliver

    Best one yet

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  • S
    5.0

    Sai P

    One of the first products I tried and it works really well.

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  • S
    5.0

    Shacara F

    first i was sceptical to try this product. but then i saw a lot of good reviews. now im on my second bottle and i can see improvement on my acne. Clara was very helpful and nice to reply on all my messages.

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    5.0

    Vanessa

    Redness has cleared up almost entirely and I have only been using for 2 months!

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  • T
    5.0

    Toni Lumsden

    Absolutely love the Clearly Basics Lighten Up, I have been using it for 4 months now and my scarring has improved massively since using!! My scarring has faded so much you can hardly see it at all! And I have no redness anymore!

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  • M
    5.0

    Madison

    It really works

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  • A
    5.0

    Ashley

    It helped fade my acne scars

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  • A
    5.0

    Ashley

    Very good product!

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  • M
    5.0

    Michelle Guyton

    Excellent well worth it

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  • C
    5.0

    Chi

    Good

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  • A
    5.0

    Ana T.

    This product really helps to fade the appearance of scars I get due to hormonal break outs

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  • K
    5.0

    Kelly

    Makes my red marks fade dramatically.

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  • S
    5.0

    Sarah

    Works wonderfully to soothe skin and fade red marks. Great as a combo with Clear Out!

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  • A
    5.0

    Aishi

    I LOVE THISSS! Everytime i broke out in the first 3 months, i would use this cause of the red marks. and in a few days the redness would calm down. not just that, my scars started fading and its alot better now 🙂

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    5.0

    Dominik S.

    If you have acne red spots you gotta try this. I really like it because the consistency is really good and it helps to fade those spots if you use it.

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  • C
    5.0

    Claire Moloney

    Has helped lighten my acne scars

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  • K
    5.0

    Kelsey K

    I love the way this product feels on my skin, I would definitely recommend lighten up.

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  • A
    5.0

    Amy

    Love this product.

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  • S
    5.0

    SADIA

    I Love this product.. Fab

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  • M
    5.0

    Maeva L.

    Lighten up is one of the only products that can help reducing significantly these red marks on my cheeks.

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  • S
    5.0

    Sarah J.

    Awesome products! I will continue to re-order this and try out some new ones.

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  • S
    5.0

    Stephanie S.

    Works well overall

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  • S
    5.0

    Savannah

    I just purchased my third bottle. My scars are A LOT better, but I still have a few. Although, I do not use it twice a day, so it is probably my own fault

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  • J
    5.0

    Jessica

    Amazing products, does its job will definitely be ordering some again soon. Thank you

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  • T
    5.0

    Taylor-Jane Birt

    Love the lighten up!

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  • S
    5.0

    Sara M

    Has helped prevent redness to my face feels nice on skin

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  • G
    5.0

    Gwendolyn N.

    Great product which had really lightened up my complexion a lot. Its been 3 months and I’m still using my first bottle! Definitely worth the investment in it!

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  • J
    5.0

    Jade

    Lovely texture does not sit heavy on your skin, shame the bottle is not bigger but I understand this is due to expiry of ingredients and the bottle lasts ages as you do not need a lot!

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  • M
    5.0

    Madelyn E.

    The lighten up has been amazing! Even though it comes in such a tiny little container, a lot goes a long way, and it has lasted me a while. It has definitely helped my weird skin redness to go away, and has been helpful in fighting breakouts. I was having all these weird problems with unnatural redness around my eyes, and this has made it go away completely. I am pleased with this product.

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  • J
    5.0

    Jessica D.

    I am very happy with my product, I have purchased it many times and will keep purchasing as I need it!

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  • J
    5.0

    Joreen L

    After used Clearly for 6 months, my acne problem had solve plus face pigmentation mark had faded. With this products it’s easy to maintain. Thumb-up for the service, products and delivery.

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  • E
    5.0

    Evangeline M.

    This is my most favourite product because everyday I can see my acne scars are starting to lighten up gradually… A big thank you for this!!

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  • J
    5.0

    Justine K.

    Really does help

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  • D
    5.0

    Daniel

    great works well

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    5.0

    Gemma

    Used it once per day due to concern it would not last the full 3 months but really enjoyed the product.

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    5.0

    Deborah C.

    Even though this product is small, it packs a punch! It works slowly but I found it effective with lightening up my post-acne hyperpigmentation scars. It can run out fast (when used in the power duo) so I had to order another bottle! I have noticed a difference with my skin using this product.

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  • M
    5.0

    May

    Clearly’s protective moisturiser gave a significant booster to my skin’s hydration levels, so much so it has become an integral part of my everyday skincare routine! The staff are also very responsive on fb msg and helpful to answer any skincare-related queries 🙂

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    5.0

    Karen N

    Love it!

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    5.0

    emma Reynolds

    Has helped my red marks so much.

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  • A
    5.0

    Alicia J.

    My go-to for all the spots after or during breakouts

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  • E
    5.0

    Emma T

    Great product and helped with clearing out red marks on my face.

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    5.0

    Doris

    I can definetly see my scars fading! So grateful!! Thank you clearly!!

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  • B
    5.0

    Bheshta Amiri

    Cant live without this gem

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  • J
    5.0

    Jessica

    Amazing! does the job I have seen so much different in my skin and I am really happy with the results. I will be definitely be ordering from here again soon.

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    5.0

    Heidi W.

    Worked very well

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  • 5.0

    Shanah Rahm

    This has saved my face! I went to a dermatologist and spent a lot of money of prescription medication for my acne. So far this has worked better and spent less money in the long run.

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  • A
    5.0

    Amy

    Great to lighten acne scars

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    5.0

    Emily Owen

    Great product, really helps to reduce red pigmentation left from active breakouts

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  • C
    5.0

    Charlotte Turner

    I brought the lighten up weeks ago and it has done wonders for my skin the red marks fade quicker and if I do get a spot it heals it quicker also takes away the redness amazing product

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    5.0

    Angelika

    I have been using the products for about 3 weeks and i can see already the difference in my skin. Thank you so far I’m really happy with the products.

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  • J
    5.0

    Jamie F.

    Might be my favorite product in the line-up. Helps me so much with my fresh red scarring.

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  • L
    5.0

    Laury

    Aide vraiment à réduire la rougeur et les cicatrices laissées par d anciens boutons. Je n ai rien trouvé de comparable sur le marché! Ça marche vraiment, mais il vous faudra être patient! Ça pris au moins 3 mois dans mon cas.

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  • M
    5.0

    Mars D.

    It helps with my redness and overall healing.

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  • O
    5.0

    Obdulia Tiopes

    I love this product. It never failed me 🙂

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  • A
    5.0

    Ab Rauff

    After my son use it for 2months, he saw tremendous results. I would like to thank God for letting me to know about Clearly Basic’s products. Now I want to buy the products again. I highly recommended Clearly Basics for those who suffered from acne. Don’t give up because Clearly Basics might help!

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  • J
    5.0

    Jenny J.

    Combined with clear out this has reduced my red acne scars massively

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  • E
    5.0

    Emma Harris

    Definitely has helped with my skin

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  • B
    5.0

    Brianna

    This product has worked so well on fading my stubborn acne scars in a short amount of time!

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  • S
    5.0

    Shalom A

    Love this product!

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  • M
    5.0

    Melissa

    I didnt realize the majority of my problems were just leftover scars. This has made a huge difference in telling what is old and what is active.

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  • M
    5.0

    Minh Pham

    Perfect

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  • D
    5.0

    Donna

    Love this product. It has improved by skin so much. I could see a difference after a week.

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  • Z
    5.0

    Zoe

    I love the lighten up! You can see such a difference to red marks (which is what I suffered with most). Such a great product in a small bottle!

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  • S
    5.0

    Stacy

    It is working great

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  • G
    5.0

    Grace

    My pimple marks are lighter and less redness.

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  • E
    5.0

    Emily Uttley

    I haven’t finished it yet, so am uncertain about how well exactly it has helped, but I am using the Clearly moisturizer also and I have definitely noticed great results!

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  • B
    5.0

    Bheshta A.

    I absolutely love thisssss

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    5.0

    emma Reynolds

    Love this has help lighten my red marks on my face.

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  • 5.0

    Elaine

    Amazing product!

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  • R
    5.0

    Razmina B

    This stuff definitely works. For 3 years i suffered with active acne and redness. This was the only product that helped with my redness. I have no more tomato looking face anymore.

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  • R
    5.0

    Rebecca B

    This has literally changed my life! The power duo works incredibly well. I suffered for years with huge cystic acne and within 5/6 months of using the power duo, I am just left with some small red scarring. The texture of my face is now smooth and I am more confident than I think I ever have been!

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  • M
    5.0

    Melissa

    Great for clearing redness while smoothing skin

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  • A
    5.0

    Alise

    Really helps redness

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  • N
    5.0

    Nosheen

    Absolutely love using these products as part of my daily routine!

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  • J
    5.0

    Jessica

    Again, my review is different from many others since I went on this as a temporary solution to help with my breakouts while I wait to go on Accutane. This does lighten them, it does take time to see a difference especially when you get a new breakout every day. But I noticed a difference on older scars and a scar not related to acne.

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  • P
    5.0

    Pavarti N.

    Great product

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  • H
    5.0

    Hannah Campbell

    I like the lighten up. It has helped decrease the appearance of my scarring. And it is very gentle on my skin.

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  • H
    5.0

    Haylee

    This product has made a huge difference in my skin. Cant wait to order again!

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  • J
    5.0

    Jacob

    Love how effective this is! Im already on my second bottle of lighten up and it really does make a difference in your skin

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  • M
    5.0

    Maeva L.

    This product is amazing to reduce my red marks. It works really well!

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  • M
    5.0

    Melissa H.

    At first I wasn’t sure if this product did much. After finishing one bottle I had a look at my original photos and notices it cleared up a lot of redness over time. Use with the clear out, the power duo are must haves!

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  • H
    5.0

    HS

    Best used after Toner for effective results.

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  • K
    5.0

    Khairunnisa K.

    I have been using for quite sometimes and it really helps to lighten those acne scars.

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